Thousands of Baha'is Gather at Conference in TN

December 17, 2003

Source: Bahai World News Service

On December 17, 2003 Bahai World News Service reported, "Some 4,000 Baha'is attended the Southern Regional Baha'i Conference, which was held from 27-30 November and was opened by the city's vice mayor Howard Gentry Jr. Participants spent sessions examining progress in three core activities being undertaken throughout the Baha'i world -- capacity-building study circles, children's classes, and devotional meetings. Those sessions, aimed at furthering the process of expansion, were allied to the theme of the conference, 'Blazoning the Name of Baha'u'llah,' a plan to introduce the name of the Founder of the Baha'i Faith to every resident of the United States by 2013."

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